Bachelor Of International Business (Honours)

Approval Code N/340/6/0804; 08/2025
Accreditation Code MQA / PA 13826
Classification BA (Hons)
Subject Area 340 Business and Administration
Course Mode Full Time
Course Duration 3 years
Course Location Kuching
Intakes January, May and September

The Bachelor of International Business (Honours) aims to provide students broaden and deepen understanding about fundamental theoretical knowledge and practical application in International Business.  The programme is specifically designed to develop various skills such as creative thinking and professional judgement, sceptical inquiry, communication skills, problem solving and research skills through inside and outside classroom exposure and opportunities in academic or professional context.  With assistance from renowned academics, you will be prepared to excel within an increasingly competitive and interconnected industry. 

Academic Requirements
Minimum 2 principals (C) (CGPA 2.0) in 2 subjects; and pass in Mathematics and English in SPM level
A Level
Minimum 2 principals (E)
Minimum 5 credits (B6)
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Minimum score of 26/42 points in 6 subjects
South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), Australia
Tertiary Entrance Examinations (TEE), Australia
New South Wales: Higher School Cert (Yr 12), Australia
Northern Territory Cert of Education (NTCE) (Yr 12), Australia
Western Australia Cert of Education (WACE) (Yr 12), Australia
Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects
High School Certificate
Minimum average of 60%
High / Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12) / Canadian Grade 12 – according to provinces in Canada
Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects
Canadian Pre-University (CPU)
Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects
Canadian International Matriculation (CIMP)
Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects
Singapore Cambridge General Cert of Education Advanced level, Singapore
Pra U2, Singapore
UCSI Foundation programmes
Matriculation from local universities
Recognised Foundation from any IPTA & IPTS
Recognised Diplomas from any IPTA & IPTS in the related field
Minimum CGPA 2.0
Diploma/Advance Diploma/Degree/equivalent or other recognised equivalent qualifications
Case-by-case basis



English Language Requirements

For local student:

SPM English - Minimum grade B+; or SPM English 1119/O-Level English/IGCSE - minimum grade C; or UEC English – minimum grade A2; or MUET - minimum Band 3.

For international student:

A score of Band 5.5 in IELTS or its equivalent is required as stipulated by the Ministry of Education of Malaysia.

  • IELTS- 5.5
  • MUET- BAND 3
  • TOEFL ibt- 46
  • Pearson E.T.- 51
  • Cambridge E.Q.T- 160

International students holding equivalent academic qualifications but which are not conducted in English are required to sit for the English Placement Test, which may result in the taking of the English for Tertiary Education (1 to 10 months). Students, who intend to pursue the above undergraduate programme directly, are advised to fulfil the above English requirements prior to commencing their studies at the University.


Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of Department to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
'A' Levels principal – 'A' to 'E'
  • International Trade Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Analytic Consultant
  • Corporate Communication Manager
  • Global Support Executive
Year 1
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience I
  • University Life
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia
  • Pengajian Malaysia
  • Introductory Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Introduction to International Business
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 3
  • Business Communication
  • Statistics and Its Applications
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Business Law - Malaysia Perspectives
  • Macroeconomics
  • Financial Management
  • Organisation Behaviour
Year 2
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience II
  • International Management
  • International Trade
  • Business Information System
  • Operation Management
  • International Marketing
  • International Business Law
  • Business Research Methods
  • Digital Marketing
  • Sustainability in Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Co-operative Placement 1
Year 3
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience III
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Environment Studies
  • Digital Business and E-Commerce Management
  • International Business Research Project Proposal
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • International Economics
  • International Business Strategy
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • International Business Research Project Report
  • Elective 3
  • Elective 4
  • Co-operative Placement 2


Electives Option

  • Multinational Finance
  • Strategic Information System Management
  • Issues for Business
  • Business Ethics in Ethical Decision Making
  • Strategic Brand Management
  • Management Science
  • Business Intelligence using Big Data
  • Doing Business in Asia

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